May 28 Workshop

Dear colleagues,

Please join us at 12 PM (CDT) on Friday, May 28 (please note special day and time) as we welcome Maxine Berg, Professor of History at the University of Warwick, and Pat Hudson, Professor Emeritus of History at Cardiff University.

Maxine and Pat will be presenting selections from their upcoming book Slavery, Capitalism, and the Industrial Revolution. The proposal for the book (to be read in advance) can be accessed HERE. The authors will also present details from their chapters “Small Islands, Big Consumption: Sugar’s Global Economy” and “Financial Capitalism” before opening the floor for discussion.

The workshop will be conducted online via Zoom. It can be accessed via this LINK. The meeting password and additional dial-in details will be circulated via the workshop listserv.

If you require assistance or have any questions, please contact the History and Theory of Capitalism Workshop coordinators Nicholas O’Neill ( and Charlotte Robertson (